Why should I choose a business administration at VUM?

By enrolling in VUM, you embark on a journey that will change your way of thinking and prepare you for a successful business career!

✔️ Varna University of Management (VUM) is among the leading educational institutions offering an educational program in business administration in Bulgaria. The training is entirely in English, and students receive two diplomas - Bulgarian from VUM and British from our strategic academic partner Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

✔️ The Bachelor's program in Business Administration prepares specialists in the field of administration, management, organization and management of teams, planning and control of processes, tasks and projects. Students acquire important theoretical knowledge in economics, management, marketing, law, finance and accounting, as well as practical skills such as leadership, conflict management, organizational behavior, working with modern information systems and much more.

✔️ The problem-based and case-based training techniques that are applied during the training course are related to the actual business practice. In other words, our goal is to develop your ability to think critically and analyze all functional areas of business in different institutional and organizational contexts. By the end of the training course you will be entrepreneurs with serious knowledge in the field of business administration, rich intercultural awareness and innovative thinking, ready to contribute to positive changes in the business environment.

✔️ VUM has a rich and diverse network of more than 200 active international partners, where our students can conduct the mandatory internship provided in the curriculum. In this way, they get a real opportunity to make contacts, gain skills and experience in a real environment and lay the foundations for their future successful business.

Important information

All modules in the Business Administration program are taught entirely in English. Small groups are formed to promote intercultural dialogue and interpersonal contacts. As a leading business school in Eastern Europe, VUM has the exclusive privilege of offering programs leading to a British degree from Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK throughout the training period. And without the usual requirement for students to spend a semester or academic year in the UK. VUM students follow a synchronized curriculum with their colleagues at Cardiff Metropolitan University and should meet the same high standards in both the learning process and the exams.

Place of study

Varna, Sofia, Dobrich

Language of instruction


Beginning of the learning process

October / February

Duration of training

3 years (6 semesters)

Educational qualification degree

Professional Bachelor

Scholarships, fees and student loans
Detailed information on scholarship opportunities, semester tuition fees and student loans
Admission Requirements
We at VUM offer short and clear steps for admission of candidates. The main requirements for students are high motivation, good results from the high school diploma and a good level of English language proficiency.
In the process of admission Varna University of Management strictly follows the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria.


The Business Administration program is made in a regular form of training. Classes are held from Monday to Friday, including lectures and practical classes on a pre-approved schedule.

First year Second year Third year
  • Economics (10 ECTS)
  • Human Resources Management (5 ECTS)
  • Strategic Management (10 ECTS)
  • Accounting (5 ECTS)
  • Organizational Behavior (10 ECTS)
  • Change Leadership and Management (10 ECTS)
  • Business Communications (5 ECTS)
  • Marketing Research (5 ECTS)
  • English (5 ECTS)
  • Management (5 ECTS)
  • Entrepreneurship and Project Management (5 ECTS)
  • Second foreign language (5 ECTS)
  • Research Methods and Statistics (5 ECTS)
  • Intercultural Business Knowledge (10 ECTS)
  • Physical education and sports
  • Information Technology (5 ECTS)
  • Management Accounting (5 ECTS)
  • Thesis (10 ECTS)
  • Marketing and Business Environment (10 ECTS)
  • English (5 ECTS)
  • Graduation seminar
  • Finance (5 ECTS)
  • Second foreign language (5 ECTS)
  • English (5 ECTS)
  • Physical education and sports
  • Physical education and sports
  • Summer Internship I (10 ECTS)

Career development

✔️ Completion of the business administration program provides many benefits, the most significant of which are the numerous career opportunities for professionals in many sectors, including trade, education, public and private business and others.

✔️ Successful graduates of the training course find successful professional realization in a wide range of organizations, companies and institutions, both in Bulgaria and abroad. In addition to being managers in business and non-profit organizations, our students are prepared to meet the challenges of private entrepreneurship, to create, manage and develop a profitable business.

✔️ VUM prepares its students for the highly competitive labor market by providing them with practical advice, guidance and opportunities for career development. The university maintains excellent relations with business in Bulgaria, Europe, USA, etc., which is a prerequisite for conducting practice and future realization of students in various partner institutions and organizations around the world.



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